Two elderly men escape nursing home, found at heavy metal festival

06 August, 2018, 23:32 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
  • You're never too old to go to the world's biggest heavy metal music festival

The two ageing rockers, who have not been named under German privacy laws, went missing from a nursing home in Dithmarschen, close to the North Sea coast.

A view of the Wacken Open Air festival on August 4, 2018 in Wacken, Germany.

Well, that appears to be the case in Germany, where two elderly men were found at a metal festival after having escaped their nursing home.

A local police officer Merle Neufeld said: "Both were disoriented and apathetic".

Police then found the aging metalheads at 3 a.m.at Wacken Open Air, the world's biggest heavy metal festival.

It was a pretty hardcore festival, with bands such as Cannibal Corpse, Die From Sorrow and Centuries of Decay on the lineup.

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The pair were apparently reluctant to leave the four-day festival, but were persuaded to return to the care home in a taxi, with a police escort.

But the authorities added that the men "were reluctant to go home, so a patrol auto accompanied the contracted taxi as a precaution".

Elderly people are presumed to enjoy the peace and quiet.

Wacken Open Air responded: "Seriously?"

If Hollywood's not already scrambling to turn this story into a movie they've got absolute rocks in their heads, we tell you.

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